May 18, 2018

Trump taps acting Veterans Affairs chief for permanent job

Robert Wilkie has led Veterans Affairs since President Donald Trump fired … The Pentagon is the government’s largest department, with more than …
May 17, 2018

VA gets the word out for Hepatitis Awareness Month

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and VA is getting the word out about hepatitis C testing and treatment. Hepatitis C is a disease that affects the […]
May 16, 2018

Annual VA2K Walk & Roll keeping Veterans and employees healthy

On May 16, the 2018 VA2K Walk & Roll event will be held at many VA locations across the country. The VA2K focuses on promoting active […]
May 15, 2018

VA announces whole health flagship sites

VA has released the names of 18 facilities designated VA Whole Health Flagship sites, which are spread around the country within the VA health-care system and […]
May 14, 2018

Notice of Funding Availability

VA is announcing the availability of 1-year renewal funding for the 12 currently operational fiscal year (FY) 2018 VA Homeless Providers Grant and Per Diem (GPD) […]
May 14, 2018

VA announces Paul Lawrence as new Under Secretary for Benefits

VA announced that Paul R. Lawrence will assume office Tuesday, May 15 as the department’s new Under Secretary for Benefits. Lawrence is a former Army captain […]
May 14, 2018

VA celebrates Mother’s Day with nationwide baby shower

VA is proud to honor and support Veterans who are welcoming new babies into their families. In partnership with the Elizabeth Dole Foundation, 60 VA medical […]
May 14, 2018

VA to expand telehealth by allowing health care providers to treat patients across state lines

VA announced a new federal rule that will allow VA doctors, nurses and other health-care providers to administer care to Veterans using telehealth, or virtual technology, […]
May 14, 2018

VA updates compensation rating criteria, adds women-specific conditions to the schedule

In September 2017, VA began updating the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities, the federal regulations used by claims processors to determine the severity of disabilities related […]